Consul General of the Russian Federation in Edinburgh Andrey A. Pritsepov

Mr Andrey A. Pritsepov was appointed Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh in March 2014.

Born in 1960, he graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) before joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1982.

Mr Pritsepov had a number of postings in Russian missions in Norway and Denmark and speaks Norwegian.

2004, Senior Counsellor of the Embassy of Russia in London.

2009, Deputy Director of the Second European Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs with two portfolios: bilateral relations with the United Kingdom and Ireland as well as multilateral cooperation in the Northern Europe.

Holds the diplomatic rank of Minister Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Second Class.

Married to Mrs Alexandra Pritsepova with two daughters.